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the atmosphere and below the ocean's surface. jim huli has more. >> scott carpenter was a nasa elite. chose in 1959 as an original astronaut to join the space flight program and the space race against the soviets. >> they are the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war. the american program was struggling. scott carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was five when her father climbed that a capsule and soared into space. >> i remember a lot of press, a lot of cameras wherever we went. they are always handling it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in 1972 giving this send off to his friend john glenn on his first orbital flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next, in may that year. the mercury astronauts represented a time. scott carpenter named his cap tulle "aurora 7" after a street where he grew up. scott carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. sc
during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
we went, and dad handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february 1962 and gave this send off to his friend john glenn, on this flight. >> god speed, john glenn. >> the naval aviator would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the home town hero. he named the capsule "aurora 7." this school at city park bears his name. >> scott carpenter not only explored space, but used his knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the o. scott carpenter spent 28 days sitting at the bottom of the pacific in sealab. >> it was 300 metres below the surface, off the coast of california. it was a lab designed to test how long human being could live under water for extended periods. he's the only person who is both an astronaut and aquanaut. >> as friends, family and fellow astronauts say goodbye, scott carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life he had. what a life of adventure and inquiry. he'll be greatly missed and more importantly greatly valued for decades to come. >> scott carpenter wa
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
neil degrasse tyson on america's call for engineers. >> as nasa goes, so too does that of america. then you doealthy, not need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do. papers.l see it on the there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice where there is liquid that has been frozen for billions of years. we will dig through the soils of mars for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. it has biology, chemistry, engineers,aerospace mechanical engineers -- all of the stem fields are represented in the nasa portfolio. the healthy nasa helps that. it is a flywheel that society cap for innovation. airs programming about nonfiction authors. every weekday on c-span2. >> "washington journal" continues. look at are taking a the implementation of the affordable care act. we have had reporters from kaiser health. julie appleby is back to discuss the reasons why some and please have seen their plans canceled. this is a hot topic on capitol hill among some talking heads. let's discuss the mechanics at play here. why are some people receiving cancellation noti
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
brands maxxinistas are scoring. t.j.maxx. >>> fleas will update on a mission launched -- nasa will update on a mission launched that's being controlled right here in the bay area. the kep lar telescope was sent to look for other planets about the size of earth that could support life. since then, keplar has found 30 of them. >>> in july of 2010, the future of san francisco's vicious dog unit, not clear. in july of 2010, the vicious dog unit was called in. in this case, two dogs were attacking people in geg -- in golden gate park. >>> tesla is now the top selling car in eight of the 25 wealthiest neighborhoods in the country. in atherton, it makes up 15% of all new car registrations in the last year. most success is in california communenies it -- in california communities. >>> drivers who rely on gas for their cars have seen gas prices move up here in the bay area, prices have been a bit more stable but they've dropped a nickel in the last week and 20 cents in the last month. the average price in san francisco today is $3.81. it's $3.67 in the rest of the bay area. >>> 8:26. part of a bik
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